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The landmark deal on cross-border data flows between the EU and Japan has taken a further important step towards ratification. Today, the European Commission sent the outcome of the negotiations to the Council for authorising its signature.
The Commission has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of certain polyethylene terephthalate (‘PET’) plastic products from China, defending EU companies and more than 1,500 jobs. The EU market of PET has a value of over €5.5 billion.
A new joint report confirms that the EU's Generalised System of Preferences continues to support economic stability and sustainable development in low-income countries.